Short story: Raisa Stepanova by Carrie Vaughn I2013), from Dangerous Women, edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois. Recommended.
Poem: In My Sights, Sister by Rachel Galvin, listened to on the Poetry Foundation’s Poetry Now podcast, from January 2017. Highly Recommended.
Essay: Why Curiosity is Key for Science and Medicine, by Kevin B. Jones, listened to on the TEDTalks podcast, from December 2016. Recommended.